FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2012 file photo, Missouri’s Michael Sam (52) runs onto the field along with their teammates before the start of an NCAA
FILE - In this Sept. 8, 2012 file photo, Missouri's Michael Sam (52) runs onto the field along with their teammates before the start of an NCAA college football game against Georgia in Columbia, Mo. With openly gay player Michael Sam about to be drafted into the NFL, several members of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including coach Marv Levy, linebacker Harry Carson and cornerback Michael Haynes, believe he will be readily accepted into the league and won't endure any discrimination. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File) ( Jeff Roberson )